April 6, 2017 10:00 EST

1,000 Years of Collecting

 
  Lot 14
 
Lot 14 - GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI  (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA PIRANESI (ITALIAN, 1720-1778)
"THE PIER WITH THE LAMP"PLATE XV FROM "CARCERI D'INVENZIONE"

1749, printed circa 1770s or later, sixth state of seven, with wide margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
16 1/4 x 21 5/8 in. (41.3 x 54.9cm)
sheet: 22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1cm)
[Robison, 41 VI]

Provenance: Paul Prouté S.A, Paris, France.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 2004).

Sold for $2,250
Estimated at $1,500 - $2,500


 

1749, printed circa 1770s or later, sixth state of seven, with wide margins. Etching and engraving on laid paper.
16 1/4 x 21 5/8 in. (41.3 x 54.9cm)
sheet: 22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1cm)
[Robison, 41 VI]

Provenance: Paul Prouté S.A, Paris, France.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the above in 2004).

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